Why I am not making my whole family do Veganuary with me…

If you are active on social media, and aware of the trends of the year, then you will know that a lot of people are doing what is called “Veganuary” or “Veganjanuary”. Some people have gone from being meat eaters to giving up all animal produce and meat, and some people have transitioned from being […]

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Cooking up some different with Sous Chef

*this is a review post, I was sent some items to try, and share about, but all opinions are my own* I love to cook, and feed people. Being in the kitchen, making food, baking and also eating, is one of my happy places. I like feeding my family, and other people, be it guests […]

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Hot chocolate ingredients, and a blender, carton of oat milk

Deliciously Dairy Free Hot Chocolate

My lovely friend Danielle, who is an amazing cook, baker, creator of beautiful things, who is also a busy wife and mum, kindly shared this recipe with me, and said she was happy for me to share it here. I happened to be looking for a lower sugar, dairy free hot chocolate recipe and she […]

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Simple tofu stir fry

I am currently on a bit of a health kick, cutting back processed foods, avoiding sugar, adding in more fresh fruit, vegetables, and making healthier choices. I am secretly hoping to get back to my old target weight when previously lost weight, but I am holding onto that loosely.  One thing I enjoy and a […]

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Easy & yummy citrus shortbread style cookies…

I love to bake, and because I bake for work (the groups I run provide home baked treats for the parents and carers that attend) I like to find recipes that can be made in big batches but that still taste yummy.  I recently made some simple shortbread style cookies, for the children at our […]

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That’s me in the corner, baking bread…

When the going gets tough, or I am tired, or stressed, I don’t go shopping, I don’t get drunk, I don’t watch sad movies to allow myself to cry, or eat vast quantities of comfort foods.  I do things, productive and creative things.  I like to cook, but mostly I like to bake.  It makes […]

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Simple but delicious salmon…

I am always looking for recipes that are easy but delicious, and that will go down well with my family. We love eating fish, and because fish is good for us, I often try to incorporate fish as a meal into my weekly meal planning and shopping.  Salmon features regularly on the menu here and […]

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